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Activities: Skiing

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Off mountain trail

This trail is off the Lost Boy slope of Game Creek bowl. Much of it is a narrow track which opens into a wider expanse. Parts of it near the stream may require walking across it... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 6, 2015
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Brooklyn, NY
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Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Yeah, the first 10 turns on are fun, maybe 20. Then you will be in in a luge run to the bottom along a creek. Do it once, go to the Saloon in Minturn, been there done that.

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West Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I just learned to ski and after three weeks of skiing my friends took me down the Minturm mile to the bar. The first half, after a good snow was filled with tons of fresh powder. The second half of the trail was icy and luge like, the whole ride down I spent trying to slow my speed down. By... More 

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Brooklyn, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

This trail is off the Lost Boy slope of Game Creek bowl. Much of it is a narrow track which opens into a wider expanse. Parts of it near the stream may require walking across it if there's not enought snow. Should be done with a guide.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

This is one of the best Saturday markets I've ever been too. So many good, fresh foods and a great variety. The crepes were a booming business and the roasted chillies were a great "take away" for my family. Enjoy - and eat your way through this quaint little town!

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California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

I have skied this twice with friends and aside from being off the beaten track, the reward is having a beer at the bar at the end of the run. A great way to end a spring day.

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colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

The drop in can be a lot of fun on a powder day, but there is a long luge like run out that seems to take forever. If you do it have a margarita at the Minturn Saloon to celebrate.

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Breckenridge, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012

Was neither greatly impressed nor was I disappointed

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Puerto Princesa City
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2012

This is a out of bounds ski run made popular for it's deep powder and great dining at the end of the trail. This is for expert skiers that can endure the run out through river beds and over logs to a road in the town of Minturn where you walk in your snowboard gear or skis and end up... More 

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New York State
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2012

This is kind of a cool side trip. Take Game Creek lift up, follow to the Lost Boy run. Keep going past the "Warning - off mountain rescues can be costly" sign. Head down the mountain. The run "funnels" down to the bottom. It needs snow to be enjoyable. The run ends at the road in Minturn (I think Taylor... More 

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Cleveland Ohio
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2011

Eight members of our Cleveland Ski Club took the Minturn Mile and had a blast. I don't recommend it for average skiers and i don't recommend it for anyone if there isn't a lot of fresh snow. You enter the gate for the Minturn off Lost Boy Trail at Vail and from there you pretty much follow the trail down... More 

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